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1995 International Race of Champions
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Dale Earnhardt (seen in 1985), the IROC XIX champion

The nineteenth year of IROC competition took place in 1995. IROC XIX was the second and final year the Dodge Avenger was used in competition, and continued the format introduced in IROC XVIII. Race one took place on the Daytona International Speedway, race two took place at Darlington Raceway, race three ran at Talladega Superspeedway, and the year finished at Michigan International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt won his second series championship, and took home $225,000 for his efforts.

The roster of drivers and final points standings were as follows: [1]

Position Driver Points Winnings Series
1 United States Dale Earnhardt 61 $225,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
2 United States Mark Martin 57 $100,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
3 United States Scott Pruett 53 $60,000 Indy Car
4 United States Jeff Gordon 51 $50,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
5 United States Tom Kendall 49 $45,000 SCCA Trans-Am Series
6 United States Ken Schrader 43 $40,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
7 United States Al Unser, Jr.1 42 $40,000 Indy Car
8 United States Steve Kinser1 42 $40,000 World of Outlaws
9 United States Rusty Wallace 33 $40,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
10 United States Ricky Rudd 32 $40,000 NASCAR Winston Cup
11 United States Hurley Haywood 22 $40,000 IMSA World Sports Car
12 New Zealand Steve Millen 20 $40,000 IMSA World Sports Car

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Race resultsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Al Unser, Jr. and Steve Kinser tied for 7th place in the final championship standings, but Unser, Jr. was awarded the position due to a higher finishing position in the final race.
  2. Al Unser, Jr. did not start races two and three due to injury
  3. Steve Millen did not compete in race four

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